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Rossman Cruz book final berth

Majorda: Rossmann Cruz SC entered the final of the Fr Basilio Andrade Memorial football tournament defeating Betalbatim SC 5-4 via the tie breaker, at Musson grounds, Majorda on Wednesday. The teams played a goalless draw during the regulation time, despite having some glorious chances to find the mark. Both the teams matched each other well in all the departments of …

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Anshuman, Nagesh in doubles pre-quarters

Panaji: Goa’s doubles pair Anshuman Agarwal and Nagesh Verenker have entered the Pre-quarter finals in Sub Junior Boys doubles of the UTT 81st Cadet & Sub-Junior National & Inter-State Table Tennis Championships 2019, at Dharamshala. Anshuman and Nagesh scored a facile 3-0 (11-8, 14-12, 11-7) win over Sarthak Gupta & Akhilesh Khajuria of Jammu and Kashmir. This was followed by …

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Financial clout of Ambani and knowledge of stakeholders will take football forward: Churchill

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Panaji: Churchill Alemao is a rare individual in Indian football. His rareness is borne of the fact that apart from Dempo, Salgaocar, Parkot and to some extent Sporting Clube de Goa, he is the only individual to have spent fortunes of his wealth because of his love for the game and he has no regrets. If …

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‘Evil genius’ Mourinho returns

London: Tottenham Hotspur have named Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a contract that runs until the end of the 2022-23 season, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. The 56-year-old Portuguese returns to management for the first time since being sacked by Manchester United in December. He replaces Mauricio Pochettino, who was sacked by Spurs on Tuesday. “In …

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Rossman Cruz outdo PY Nuvem for semis berth

NT NETWORK Majorda Rossman Cruz SC entered the semifinals of Fr Basilio Andrade Memorial football tournament by defeating Parish Youth, Nuvem 7-6 on penalty shootout, at Musson grounds, Majorda on Monday. The teams played a 1-1 draw during the regulation time. Parish Youth, Nuvem went into the lead through Jebinton Fernandes while Rossman Cruz SC levelled the score through Cliffton …

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Salcete FC win big

NT NETWORK Navelim Salcete Football Club registered a thumping 9-0 win over Sirvodem Sports Club in the Goa Football Association U-14 League match played at Rosary ground, Navelim, on Monday. Sanvesh Palkan and Sheadon Rodrigues scored a brace each while S Rebello, Sam Moura, Joshua Fernandes and Pio Gomendes netted a goal each for the winners. Sirvodem’s Samuel Fernandes scored …

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ABC SC edge Augustias SC

NT NETWORK Duler Manuel Rodrigues scored an 89th minute goal to help ABC Sports Club Arambol down Augustias Sports Club 3-2 in the Goa Football Association Third Division League Bardez Zone Play Offs at Duler Stadium, Mapusa. Manuel Rodrigues had put ABC Arambol ahead in the game in the 28th minute, but Augustias made it all square just before the …

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Brandon Fernandes could determine India’s fate against Oman

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES | NT Panaji India is the ‘sleeping giant’ of football that wakes up when the PR shrill is high and dozes off other times is the pill one has to take as they face Oman in FIFA 2022 World Cup Qualifiers at the Al-Seeb Stadium in Oman today. A few falls before one commences a climb is acceptable …

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Dempo coach Samir forgets to press switch on; Churchill wins easily

NT NETWORK Ella, Old Goa Dempo Sports Club forgot to press the switch on and that enabled Churchill Brothers FC register an easy 5-2 win at the Dempo SC Academy ground at Ella in Old Goa on Monday. Dempo Sports Club’s woes began in their last match against Vasco SC and the sorry tale continued enabling visitors Churchill score at …

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Stimac sees Oman as favourites against India

Muscat: Winless India will start as underdogs in the World Cup qualifying round match against Oman here on Tuesday, said head coach Igor Stimac, while ruing that his players were creating chances but not converting them. In search of their first win in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers, the Blue Tigers take on Oman in the return leg at the …

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